Year: 2019

Post Doc Opportunity: Nutrition & Activity Guideline Development

August 30, 2019

Canadian Frailty Network, McMaster Institute for Research in Aging and McMaster Evidence Review and Synthesis Team Post-Doctoral Fellowship Objective In partnership with the McMaster Institute for Research in Aging (MIRA) and McMaster Evidence Review and Systhesis Centre Team (MERST), the focus of this Fellowship is to participate as a co-Investigator on two multi-faceted systematic reviews that aim…

All are welcome at CFN/CARP event in Edmonton–Sept 16, 2019

CFN is pleased to partner with the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP) for an event in Edmonton, Alberta as part of the CARP National Preventative Health & Aging Educational Series. Date: Monday, September 16, 2019 from Time: 8:30am-5:00pm Location: Feigel Conference Centre, Allard Hall, MacEwan University Downtown Campus Cost: Free ALL ARE WELCOME! Expert…

Researchers seek to prevent frailty with strength training

Two physiotherapists in Ontario have teamed up and secured funding from the Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) to challenge this perception. They aim to show not only that older people are perfectly capable of building strength safely, but that they can also prevent themselves from becoming frail—or more frail—in the process. “We need to be proactive…

Employment Opportunity: Research Chair in Frailty-Informed Care–The Perley Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre

July 26, 2019

The Centre of Excellence in Frailty-Informed Care at the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre seeks to hire its first Research Chair, to develop and establish a dynamic and sustainable research program focused on frailty. Building on the priorities and vision of the Centre of Excellence, the Research Chair will: identify opportunities for applied research related to frailty; facilitate…

Groundbreaking CFN collaboration to discover frailty biomarkers launched

July 12, 2019

Canadian Frailty Network has partnered with the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging (CLSA), the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) and Metabolon, Inc. to discover the frailty biomarkers that may shed light on why some people become frail, determine the severity of frailty and what can be done to help avoid the condition. We’ve…

The CFN led Frailty Outcomes Consensus (FOCUS) Project is looking for your input!

July 10, 2019

How You Can Help Are you an older adult living with frailty, a caregiver, researcher, clinician, policy maker, industry representative or working in the area of frailty? CFN is seeking individuals who would like to take part in a global Delphi survey that we are conducting in order to identify a set of common outcomes for frailty…